Democracy in America

Democracy in America Democracy In America Has Had The Singular Honor Of Being Even To This Day The Work That Political Commentators Of Every Stripe Refer To When They Seek To Draw Large Conclusions About The Society Of The USA Alexis De Tocqueville, A Young French Aristocrat, Came To The Young Nation To Investigate The Functioning Of American Democracy The Social, Political Economic Life Of Its Citizens, Publishing His Observations In 1835 1840 Brilliantly Written, Vividly Illustrated With Vignettes Portraits, Democracy In America Is Far Than A Trenchant Analysis Of One Society At A Particular Point In Time What Will Most Intrigue Modern Readers Is How Many Of The Observations Still Hold True On The Mixed Advantages Of A Free Press, The Strained Relations Among The Races The Threats Posed To Democracies By Consumerism Corruption So Uncanny Is Tocqueville S Insight So Accurate Are His Predictions, That It Seems As Tho He Were Not Merely Describing The American Identity But Actually Helping To Create It. I struggle to penetrate God s point of view, from which vantage point I try to observe and judge human affairs. A few months ago, bored at work and with no other obligations to tie me to New York, I decided that I would look into employment in Europe and now, several months and an irksome visa process later, I am on the verge of setting off to Madrid Unsurprisingly, I m very excited to go but of course leaving one s home is always bittersweet This is partly why I picked up Tocqueville s Dem I struggle to penetrate God s point of view, from which vantage point I try to observe and judge human affairs. A few months ago, bored at work and with no other obligations to tie me to New York, I decided that I would look into employment in Europe and now, several months and an irksome visa process later, I am on the verge of setting off to Madrid Unsurprisingly, I m very excited to go but of course leaving one s home is always bittersweet This is pa
ChronologyIntroduction NotesFurther ReadingTranslator s Note Democracy in America NotesTwo Essays on America Two Weeks in the Wilderness Excursion to Lake Oneida De la democratie en Amerique On Democracy in America Democracy in America, Alexis de TocquevilleDe La D mocratie en Am rique published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840 is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville Its title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in America In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous several hundre De la democratie en Amerique On Democracy in America Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocquevi
I don t mind admitting that Alexis de Toqueville s Democracy in America is quite possible the most demanding piece of exposition I ve read since Hegel s Phenomenology of Mind. I suspect it s one of those books analogous, if you will, to Cervantes Don Quixote, Melville s Moby Dick, Proust s In Search of Lost Time or Musil s Man Without Qualities that avid readers want to have read, but never have.I finally did.If you can find the time and the quiet to read fifty pages of this book I don t mind admitting that Alexis de Toqueville s Democracy in America is
I m going with 4 stars here, it isn t always the easiest book to read, but worth it There is a lot of wisdom in this book, a lot of insight While history hasn t borne out all his predictions, there have been enough Sadly also, it looks as thoughof the things he said may still prove to be true In today s atmosphere, the thoughts here compared to the reality we live in and that may be coming to pass.well, it s worth some thought When America broke away from the branch so to speak I m going with 4 stars here, it isn t always the easiest book to read, but worth it There is a lot of wisdom in this book, a lot of insight While history hasn t borne out all his predictions, there have been enough Sadly also, it looks as thoughof the things he said may still prove to be true In today s atmosphere, the thoughts here compared to the reality we live in and that may be coming to pass
Update My brother just told me that Kurt Vonnegut says that anyone who hasn t read Democracy in America is a wimp So I guess that makes me almost not a wimp Well Post from a few weeks ago I ve been wa
One of the most pivotal books in my college education It got me to start rethinking the concept of prisons and mass incarceration in America. Justly a classic I learned a great deal, including about myself. The evidence is mounting I am a philistine. Creio que , devido ao dia, todos dever amos ler esta extraordin ria obra , para perceber melhor o caldo de culturas que o pa s Estados Unidos da Am rica.

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  • Democracy in America
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  • 10 June 2019
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